oligarch

noun ol·i·garch \ ˈä-lə-ˌgärk , ˈō- \

Definition of oligarch

:a member or supporter of an oligarchy

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Origin and Etymology of oligarch

Greek oligarchēs, from olig- + -archēs -arch


OLIGARCH Defined for English Language Learners

oligarch

noun

Definition of oligarch for English Language Learners

  • : a person who belongs to a small group of people who govern or control a country, business, etc.



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